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Old 06-27-2006, 02:59 AM   #1
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My folks are coming to visit this weekend, they have never been here before so I figured I would take them to one of the popular tourist attractions:


big waterfalls:



Shoshone Falls is a waterfall on the Snake River located approximately five miles east of Twin Falls, Idaho. Sometimes called the "Niagara of the West," Shoshone Falls is 212 feet (64.7 meters) high and flows over a rim 900 feet (274 meters) wide.

A park overlooking the waterfall is owned and operated by the City of Twin Falls. Shoshone Falls is best viewed in the spring as irrigation of the Snake River often significantly diminishes water levels in the summer and fall.


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Just two hours from Boise, the Shoshone Ice Caves-rated by Sunset Magazine as one of the Northwest'* best point of interest-is a hybrid between a kitsch roadside attraction and a historical location. Yes, there'* a big dinosaur with a caveman and a 30-foot-tall Native American, totem poles and a gift shop, but the cave itself is, pardon the pun, the coolest thing there.

During the 1880s, the caves were an ice source for the nearby town of Shoshone, which boasted 23 saloons and restaurants and was the only ice-cold beer for miles around before the invention of refgrigeration.

Accessed through a sinkhole, the 1,000 foot cave (in some areas 40 feet high) is the remnants of lava activity stretching back 30 million years.Hovering between 24 and 32 degrees, water at the back of the cave freezes year round. Bring a coat. It'* cold down there.
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I'd have to say waterfalls, weather permitting.
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i like them both
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Waterfalls....personally i would like the ice cave..but for older people....waterfalls..
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Waterfalls....personally i would like the ice cave..but for older people....waterfalls..
Exactly my thoughts.
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Waterfalls....personally i would like the ice cave..but for older people....waterfalls..
Exactly my thoughts.
Just make sure there is a close by
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i voted the falls only because i don't know how hard it is for them to move arround... caves might be too tight.
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LOL i said folks they are in their mid 50s, both can outhike me, and my dad can bench more than me lol. Old people might have taken it a little too far.
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those waterfalls are really neat looking, were is this located any info on it?
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